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Stability Considerations

  • Rudolf Kippenhahn
  • Alfred Weigert
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Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)

Abstract

Even the most beautiful stellar model is not worth anything if one does not know whether it is stable or not. Stability is discussed again and again throughout this book. Here we review the different types of stability considerations necessary for stars. We intend to make the basic mechanisms and concepts plausible rather than present the full formalism; the reader will find this, for example, in the review article by LEDOUX (1958).

Keywords

White Dwarf Hydrostatic Equilibrium Stellar Model Central Sphere Adiabatic Case 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolf Kippenhahn
    • 1
  • Alfred Weigert
  1. 1.GöttingenGermany

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